Guanabana Etnico

Soursop has an ovoid shape with sizes between 10 cm to 34 cm of height and 7 cm to 15 cm of width. Its skin is covered by soft thorns. Contains a juicy and gelatinous white pulp and black seeds not edible.

This exotic fruit is native to the Central American region. In Colombia it is cultivated especially in the Valle del Cauca, Risaralda, Santander and Tolima departments. 

Also known as Soursop.


Soursop has a lot of healthy benefits such as:

  • Helps to prevent a lot of kinds of cancer.

  • Improves the immune system.

  • Prevents the osteoporosis, due to its high levels of Phosphorus and Calcium.

  • It has antiseptic and digestive properties by its high fiber content

  • Works great to the prevention and treatments of the cardiovascular diseases 

  • Prevents and helps in neurological diseases

  • Helps to regulate appetite

  • It is ideal to avoid hemorrhoids

  • Helps to prevent osteoporosis due to its high content of calcium and phosphorus

  • Prevents nerve damage

  • Keeps the heart healthy

  • Improves blood circulation due to its vitamin B1

  • Decreases insomnia because it has components that cause relaxation

Tips for consumption

Cut the fruit in two parts and then take the juicy pulp with a spoon. This fruit is ideal to prepare juices, desserts and jams. It’s importante keep refrigerated if it’s going to be stored.

Availability during the year



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